Basic American Foods
Work in HR? Unlock Free Profile
Suggest Edits

Be The First To
Add Photos

Headquarters Walnut Creek, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1933
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Family owned and operated since our founding in 1933, Basic American Foods has the best selling line of shelf-stable potatoes and beans today by combining consumer preferred taste with exceptional convenience. Our ongoing innovation (40+ patents) focuses on continuously meeting customer needs.

Our convenient potato and bean products are made from 100% USA grown potatoes...

Mission: Growth with Integrity - To be the most trusted provider of quality food solutions that achieve growth for our customers, our employees and our company.

Working at Basic American Foods

Posted by employees

Employees are “Satisfied”   19 ratings


73% Approve of the CEO   8 ratings

(no image)

Loren Kimura

President and CEO

Great people but a lack of resources

  Current Shift Manager

Pros: Great people and an awsome challenge. The company is investing in new ideas, and there is a strong sence of job security. Full Review

More Basic American Foods Ratings & Reviews ( 19)

Salaries in USD  United States Avg. Salary

Packaging Coordinator

2 Basic American Foods Salaries



2 Basic American Foods Salaries


Packaging Coordinator - Hourly

1 Basic American Foods Salary


= Salary Range

= Anonymous Salary Range

= Avg.

More Basic American Foods Salaries (12)

Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Cincinnati, OH May 2014 – Reviewed May 13, 2014

Interview Details – I had a phone interview with an HR manager, then went on to a face to face interview with the Regional manager. After that I was asked back to a third interview day which consisted of 3 interviews and 2 sales role plays. the first role play was designed to show raw selling strength and the the…Full Interview

Interview Question:
A lot of the questions were situational based questions where you had to have a specific time that something happened, what actions were taken and what result came of it. Answer Question

More Basic American Foods Interview Questions & Reviews (5)

Basic American Foods Awards & Accolades

Something missing? Add an award
Healthiest Employer, The San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, 2011
Healthiest Employer, The San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, 2013
Show More

Worked for Basic American Foods? Contribute to the Community!